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during the testimony of rupert murdoch. >> he played a president on television now martin sheen is back in washington asking congress for helping. >> a steamy start to the work captioned by the national captioning institute >>> wednesday morning july 20. it's called to be hot today, but much warmer tomorrow through saturday. you will fill the humidity. columbia maryland, under an inch of rain fall from last night. three-quarters of an inch in leonardtown and fort washington. temperatures right now in the low to mid 70's at reagan national. 73 in gaithersburg. on our way into the mid 90's. warm and muggy today. hot and humid tomato, 100 degrees. it will feel like 111 when you factor in the humidity. -- hot and humid tomorrow. excessive heat watch for tomorrow. excessive heat warnings thursday through saturday and. >>> we have an accident involving a police cruiser. glebe road is closed in both directions at washington boulevard in arlington. all lanes are blocked. they will be on the scene for a while. avoid this stretch. if you have to go there expect place. on georgi
>>> making news this morning, blame game. >> billionaire news titan rupert murdoch like we've never seen him before plus the wife who jumped to his defense this morning, a new chapter in the scandal. >>> taking a toll. without a deficit deal new numbers show voter dissatisfaction at a 20-year high but today a glimmer of hope. >>> cranking up that dial. the hottest weather in years for millions and relief is days away. >>> well, good morning, everyone. today the british prime minister will be grilled on the news corp phone hacking scandal which is continuing to make news. >> oh, yes. morning newspapers around the world have the murdoch father and son testimony front and center. rupert murdoch's own tabloid "the sun" has a subdued front page with the headline, "the most humble day of my life" quoting rupert murdoch from yesterday. >> the newsmaker making the news. "the daily mirror" has a not so suble foam whacked headline. >> that was an alarming moment during the hours-long questioning by members of parliament. abc's jeffrey kofman she's us how it happened. >> reporter: james murdoc
surrounding rupert murdoch. eric holder said he would welcome a meeting with the families of 9/11 victims who are concerned that their telephones may have been hacked. the fbi is investigating whether news corp. targeted 9/11 victims. the big news of the day was the testimony given by rupert murdoch before parliament. during the proceedings, a man lunged at him only to be struck by his wife. james murdock was about to answer a question when someone on the left, it was so fast it was hard to see what happened. slowly and a man with a paper plate covered in it shaving cream takes aim at rupert murdoch. the woman in paint is his wife. she slapped the assailant who falls backward. the man was arrested. >> this was the most humbling day of my life. >> rupert murdoch an american citizen, presides over a local media empire with $33 billion in revenue. he has no plans to step aside. >> people i trusted betrayed the company and to me. it is for them to pay. i am the best person. >> at his side, his son james. born in london, at age 38, an american citizen who runs company operations in europe and asia
answers questions from parliament about the phone hacking scandal. that's after media mogul rupert murdoch and his son testified yesterday. the bbc's nick robinson reports from london. >> reporter: the policemen, in case you wondered, are there to protect rupert and james murdoch, not take them in for questioning. the tycoon's wife windi was behind him offering physical and emotional support. his son and once heir apparent sat anxiously and protectively at his side throughout. >> i would like to say as well just how sorry i am and how sorry we are. >> reporter: they were sorry. they were humble. but who's fault was the criminality in their company? >> mr. rdoch, do you accept ultimately you are responsible for this whole fiasco? >> no. >> you are not responsible? who is responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> reporter: who that was, he wouldn't say. >> this is not as an excuse. maybe it's an explanation. "the news of the world" is less than 1% of our company. i employ 53,000 people around the world. >> reporter: in recent years, news i
in the world. the murdoch clan. and all his professional life, the billionaire patriarch rupert has been asking the questions, not answering them. well, all that changed today, when he and his son and a top lieutenant were called before the british parliament to explain the criminal behavior of journalists at one of their tabloid papers. the murdochs have issued a public apology. but the public uproar continues. here's abc's david wright. >> reporter: he's the dfather of a media syndicate that he runs like a family business. a $40 billion business that probably touches your life every day. are you a gleek? that's own fox, owned by news corp. "mr. popper's penguins," distributed by news corp. fox news channel, theirs, as well. so is "the wall street journal," "the new york post" and five of brit tape's most popular newspapers. rupe rupert's net worth is in the $7 billion range. and forbes list of most powerful people, he's number 13, right after the president of russia. today, the aging titan had a taste of humble pie. quite literal lir. a shaving cream pie stuffed in his face. the culprit, a br
editor of rupert murdoch's news of the world tabloid to be his communications chief. it was dramatic yesterday in court when lawmakers heard from rupert murdoch. a man carrying plates of shaving cream stormed at the media mogul. the protester was arrested. rupert murdoch and his son james said that they were not aware of phone hacking or other illegal activities at their british newspapers. >>> the airports authority will meet today to consider reversing its decision to build an underground station at dulles airport. the u.s. transportation secretary ray lahood once the station built above ground. that changed in addition to others could save a billion dollars. >>> 5:05, 76 degrees on this wednesday. >> still ahead the debt standoff, a house takes action. the white house threatens a veto. we will have the latest. >> first, the extreme heat [ child's voice ] ooh, that looks good. [ child's voice ] can i have some? [ child's voice ] you guys should rock paper, scissors for it. ok. [ chuckles ] best of three? sure. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. [ scof ] onontwo-th
heard around the world. rupert murdoch's wife, of course, fending off that attacker. tonight, there's a facebook fan page. and as our bianna golodryga reports tonight, husbands all over are asking, honey, would you to that for me? >> reporter: who needs a body guard when your wife can do this? the shaving cream pie rocketing straight for billionaire rupert murdoch's head. his wife to the rescsc. the right hook seen around the world. chef was even faster than the police officer. you can see him running in on your right. jimmy kimmel with a different angle. the wife beating everyone, from the queen to spongebob to the ham-burglar. laughing aside, don't mess with her. 38 years his junior, his third wife is a former volleyball champ. >> look at that. just throws the guy. >> reporter: and today, across america, the inevitable would your wife do the same? >> she would take a pie for me and not murdoch, i'm good with that. >> i think she should protect me. you know? >> reporter: are you offended? >> a little bit. >> reporter: if this was a kid or a pair of nice shoes, what do you think? >>
across the pond from humble pie to custard pie, the latest into the high stakes drama for rupert murdoch and we'll have more -- you saw it right there. his wife stepping down to defend him as she takes down a protester. >> stepped in. she lulued. she didn't hesitate. >>> we begin with the dangerous heat that will not go away now moving to the east coast. matt gutman live in chicago where that city is right in the thick of the worst temperatures so far. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, robin and that heat that has pummeled the midwest heading your way, it's not so much the heat but the humidity. chicago's bracing for 110 heat index today. in minnesota yesterday it was 134. now, the only other place in the world where that type of heat index is common is the red sea off of saudi arabia. a deadly heat wave that since friday has set 221 records won't release its grip. here in chicago, that heat stirring up a soupy fog that smothered the city. today projected to hit its hottest temperatures here in six years. in iowa, police tering heat buckled i-380 and left workers in kan
and bribery scandal. this time it will not be rupert murdoch, but prime minister david kcamera. he's under fire for hiring a former editor of the news of the world tabloid as its communications chief. >>> 74 degrees on this wednesday. >> still ahead, cadets standoff, the house takes action to, the white house threatens a veto. the latest is coming up in a live report. >> extreme heat on the district's doorstep. >>> >> i am with the ocean city, maryland beach patrol. we make 2000 rescues per year. never go swimming without a lifeguard. good morning, washington. >>> wednesday morning, 6:10. the water temperature at chesapeake beach is 80 degrees. the air temperature in the 70's 8. very hazy, warm and humid. that will be the case the next couple days. the heat will intensify tomorrow through saturday. 77 in the district 76 in annapolis. 72 in hagerstown. 70 in cumberland. fog developing north and northwest of the metro area. that will burn off quickly. mid-90s's this afternoon, but it will feel like 105. we cannot rule out a straight thunderstorm west of the metro mainly later on today. 100 d
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